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Man raped during attack on cycle path near leisure centre

The 36-year-old was targeted in the north of Edinburgh on Monday morning.

Attack: Near Ainslie Park Leisure Centre. <strong>Google 2019</strong>
Attack: Near Ainslie Park Leisure Centre. Google 2019

By Graeme Murray

A man has been raped in an early morning attack in Edinburgh.

The serious sexual assault happened on Monday morning in Pilton.

A 36-year-old man was targeted on the cycle path in near Ainslie Park Leisure Centre.

A police cordon has been put in place by officers at the scene.

A spokeswoman said: “Police in Edinburgh are investigating a report that a 36-year-old man was the victim of a serious sexual assault in the Pilton area in the early hours of Monday, 28 October.”

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